Raghuveer does star turn for Rajajinagar

Raghuveer’s 11-wicket haul for the match helped Rajajinagar Cricketers earn full five points from their comprehensive ten wicket win over Malleswaram Gymkhana in the KSCA Group I. Division league for the MAT Acharya shield here.

Batting first, Rajajinagar posted 206 in 69.1 overs, with Ravikumar B top emerging as the top run-getter with 62 runs. Vikas, with figures of 7/62, was the most succesful bowler for Malleswaram while Mohammed Waseem TZ also chipped in two wickets (2/23).

In reply, Raghuveer ran amok with the ball, claiming seven wickets (7/30) for Rajajinagar as Malleswaram could only manage 97 in 47.3 overs.

Following on, Malleswaram, riding on Karthik Shekar’s 48, scored 119 before being bundled out in 40.1 overs. Raghuveer (4/36) was again amongst the wickets alongwith Amar Mahaveer Ghale (4/25) for Rajajinagar.

Needing 11 runs to win, Malleswaram romped to victory (12) in 1.4 overs.
Brief scores: Rajajinagar Cricketers: 206 all out in 69.1 overs (Lakshman R 31, Suraj Sampath 33, Ravikumar N 62, Amar Mahaveer Ghale 32; Vikas 7-62, Mohammed Waseem TZ 2-23) and 12 for no loss in 1.4 overs bt Malleswaram Gymkhana: 97 all out in 47.3 overs (Sudhir R Kolewad 3-33; Raghuveer 7-30) and 119 all out in 40.1 overs (Karthik Shekar 48, D Venkat Rao Shinde 33; Sudhir R Kolewad 2-18, Raghuveer 4-36, Amar Mahaveer Ghale 4-25). Rajajinagar Cricketers: 5 points; Malleswaram Gymkhana: -1 point.

Jawahar Sports Club (2): 334 all out in 88.5 overs (Surya Srinivas 38, Rajkumar SM 111, Apurva Kale 63, Govindappa 58; Chinmaya MN 2-53, Shaun Tristan Joseph 3-62, Harsha B 2-50) and 61/2 in 12.3 overs (Surya Srinivas 40) drew with Dooravani Cricketers (1): 170 all out in 52.2 overs (Vrijesh NG 33, Sudhanshu Sonkar 25, Keerthi M 28; Himadri 5-16, Thushar Hari Krishna 2-6). Jawahar Sports Club (2): 3; Dooravani Cricketers (1): 1.

Jupiter Cricketers Association: 251 all out in 81.3 overs (Rohan Nayakar 34, Bharath Chipli 31, Lochan Appanna 36, Munim Moosa Mehdi 63, Lavish Kaushal 46 n.o.; Abhishek Shama 2-42, Kishan 2-42, Shreyas BM 2-43) drew with Jawahar Sports Club (1): 141 all out in 48.4 overs (Kishan 37, Aslam AP 27, Rohith Sundar 27; Lavish Kaushal 6-42, Rajat Hegde 3-55). Jupiter Cricketers Association: 3; Jawahar Sports Club (1): 1.

Sir Syed Cricketers: 286 all out in 89.2 overs (Shrikara 34, Mohith BA 99, Vinit Yadav 73, Sourab Muttur 52; Abhishek Sakuja 6-118, Mohammed Naseeruddin 3-58) drew with Modern Cricket Club: 126 all out in 56.4 overs (Kuldeep Kumar 32; S Suraj 3-10, Sourab Muttur 3-3) and 224/8 in 72 overs (Nadeem 47, Chethan 75, Rahul Vernekar 30, Abhishek Sakuja 28 n.o.; Kushal Wadhawani 3-74, Sourab Muttur 4-47). Sir Syed Cricketers: 3; Modern Cricket Club: 1.

Chintamani Sports Association, Chintamani: 339/6 in 60 overs (Prateek B 60, Sarfaraz M Illabad 67, Desmond Antony 78, Nidhuvan N Gotadke 63, Pranav Bhatia 35 n.o.; Ruturaj B 2-113, Avinash Gowda 2-64) drew with Bangalore Sports Club: 132 all out in 49.2 overs (Vishwanath N 37, Mallikarjuna 27; Aditya Goyal 2-11, Manogna Brahma 3-10, Sachin R Gankal 3-48) and 168/7 in 75.5 overs (Chethan S 69, Karthik R 26 n.o., Vishwanath HK 41, Pranav Bhatia 2-28, Ankit Kumar 5-57). Chintamani Sports Association, Chintamani: 3; Bangalore Sports Club: 1.

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